Mr. Mohamed D. Butt, MH
Mr Mohamed Butt has led the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) since December 2017. He brought to the Council 30 plus years of senior management experience, leadership excellence as well as passion in driving technological applications. Under his leadership, HKPC has made great strides in supporting the local industry and SMEs to capitalise on the trends for intelligent manufacturing, new industrialisation, smart city and green living, FutureSkills and digital transformation, as well as leverage Government funding schemes for resource support to upgrade, with a view to developing Hong Kong as an international innovation and technology hub.
Mr Butt has generous knowledge in infrastructure, industrial and consumer sectors. Prior to joining HKPC, he spearheaded large transformational projects, mostly featuring digital transformation and localization, in collaboration with private and public sectors. He had worked for General Electric (GE) for over two decades, where he held various senior management positions, including President and CEO of GE’s Transportation Business in the Asia Pacific region, and provided strategic leadership to expand the company’s business footprints with sterling results. Before such role, he also served as President and CEO of GE Lighting Asia and GE Security Asia respectively.
Mr Butt was brought up in Hong Kong and graduated from Winona State University, Minnesota in the US with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He received his Master in Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.